The Children’s Year, Stephanie Cooper, Christine Fynes-Clinton and Marye Rowling Hawthorne Press, 1986. Another classic title, indispensable to parents whom wish to craft for and alongside their children. The book begins in the (northern hemisphere) Spring and details a range of appropriate-to-the-season toys and clothing items to make. Each season is followed just like this…… Continue reading The Children’s Year
Natural Childhood, John Thomson, editor A Fireside Book, 1994. A concise and informed approach offering a ‘practical and holistic guide for parents of the developing child through to age 7.’ The book compiles chapters written by various professionals, including a parenting educator, a teacher, a professor of education and Dr Michaela Glöckler who is Head…… Continue reading Natural Childhood
…the question occurred to me, despite their bells and whistles, are they actually played with?